Scrambling up Breakneck Ridge
With an ascent of 1,442 feet, this 9.6-mile loop trail will definitely leave you huffing and puffing. Though advanced hikers can certainly tackle it on their own, beginners might want jion a group hike with Xcelerated Adventures or another guide company. Come prepared with sturdy hiking boots and durable clothing—you’ll be scrambling over quite a few rocks along the route.
Photograph: Courtesy CC/Flickr/Rick McCharles